WIB-Metro New York: (Wo)Managing a Merger – Utilizing Softer Skills to Support a Successful Outcome


Please join us as we learn the behind-the-scenes skills needed to complete a corporate merger from lead-master people person – Dr. Barb Jones. Dr. Jones will share her experience of leading a corporate merger in the midst of COVID, a high-pressure financial climate, businesses located on three continents, and in five different time zones.

Learn how Dr. Jones used her softer skills to ensure that all stakeholders felt included, heard, and cared for during a critical time in a corporate transition. The session includes an overview from Dr. Jones and a fireside chat so we can more fully appreciate the nuances of Dr. Jones’ approach. We conclude with audience participation and Q&A.

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12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.: Opening Remarks
12:10 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.: Presentation

12:35 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.: Fireside Chat & Audience Q&A

12:50 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Final Questions and Closing Remarks

Speaker Bio

Barb Jones, Ph.D.

Dr. Jones is a Technology, Science, and Public Health leader with proven success in the implementation of large-scale global business initiatives. She has expertise in analytical, clinical, and public health program administration in non-profit, government, and for-profit organizations.
Dr. Jones has successfully led teams of people in strategy and project implementation in Global Pharmaceutical Standards, Scientific policy, and in Public Health, and has honed her skills in personal interactions and global communications in working with public health policymakers and scientists in India, Japan, China, Brazil, Thailand, and all over Europe/UK.

Pricing Information

  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members*: $30

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